The carbon isotopic distribution of Murchison amino acids

@article{Pizzarello2004TheCI,
  title={The carbon isotopic distribution of Murchison amino acids},
  author={Sandra Pizzarello and Yongsong Huang and Megan Fuller},
  journal={Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta},
  year={2004},
  volume={68},
  pages={4963-4969}
}
Abstract The δ 13 C values of thirty-four individual amino acids and two pyridine carboxylic acids have been obtained fromthe Murchison meteorite. They were found to range from +4.9 to +52.8‰, with statistically significant differences observed both within and between amino acid subgroups. The 13 C content of α-amino acids declines with increasing chain length, a trend similar to the ones previously observed for carboxylic acids and alkanes. Also 2-methyl-2-amino acids were found to be heavier… Expand
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